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Portable Fire Extinguishers Test Your Portable Fire Extinguisher Knowledge!

  1. What type of fire extinguisher is pictured on this page?
    Carbon dioxide extinguisher
  2. For fire to exist, what elements must be present at the same time? Check all that apply. Heat, Oxygen, Fuel
  3. How do portable fire extinguishers stop or put out a fire? Check all that apply.
  4. What types of extinguishers would be effective for fires in paper, cloth, wood, rubber, and many plastics? Check all that apply.
  5. What types of extinguishers would be effective for fires in oils, gasoline, some paints, lacquers, grease, solvents, and other flammable liquids? Check all that apply.

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